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The financial system and the economy: principles of money and banking

By: Burton, Maureen.
Contributor(s): Brown, Bruce.
Publisher: New Delhi PHI Learning Private Ltd., 2009Edition: 5th ed.Description: xxii, 686 p.ISBN: 9788120339583.Subject(s): Finance | Money | Banks and banking | Financial institutions | Financial services industryDDC classification: 332.1 Summary: The updated new edition of this classic text is designed for an undergraduate one semester or quarter course in money and banking. Written in an informal, engaging style, with minimal math requirements, it offers an up-to-date, progressive look at how the financial system has been transformed in recent years by technology, innovation, deregulation, competition, globalization, and financial crises. The Financial System and the Economy incorporates numerous current, real-world examples--including the sub-prime lending crisis, the Fed's response, and the Obama administration's programs--to help explain various aspects of money and its role in the economy, including financial prices, financial institutions, financial markets, monetary theory, and monetary policy. The text gives students an understanding of the dynamic and evolving nature of the financial system and how it relates to the aggregate economy. It is perfect for students who may or may not have a strong economics background. Online instructors' materials are available for adopters. (Source: www.mesharpe.com)
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The updated new edition of this classic text is designed for an undergraduate one semester or quarter course in money and banking. Written in an informal, engaging style, with minimal math requirements, it offers an up-to-date, progressive look at how the financial system has been transformed in recent years by technology, innovation, deregulation, competition, globalization, and financial crises. The Financial System and the Economy incorporates numerous current, real-world examples--including the sub-prime lending crisis, the Fed's response, and the Obama administration's programs--to help explain various aspects of money and its role in the economy, including financial prices, financial institutions, financial markets, monetary theory, and monetary policy. The text gives students an understanding of the dynamic and evolving nature of the financial system and how it relates to the aggregate economy. It is perfect for students who may or may not have a strong economics background. Online instructors' materials are available for adopters. (Source: www.mesharpe.com)

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